The Autism Sisters Project seeks to understand why boys are four times more likely to develop autism than girls.
Scientists could predict how quickly a pair of prairie voles would start getting close to each other and suggest the study could have applications for human bonding.
"I guess we're giving birth to snowflakes now," Tammy Bruce said on Fox News of the 10-year-old boy who playfully asked the vice president for an apology after a glancing, accidental blow.
From dogs and horses to pigs, cats, turkeys, chickens and even miniature horses—a whole range of species can support their human pals.
Diagnosing anxiety in children had been extremely challenging because symptoms often mirror experiences on the autism spectrum.
Researchers are turning to genomics to find the root cause of this neurodevelopmental disorder.
Are there no principled Republicans whose loyalty to the nation is greater than their eagerness to win back the White House?
Professor says more research is needed to know whether the higher rate of autism is due to spraying itself or higher exposure to mosquito-borne illnesses.
The initiative has been welcomed by the National Autistic Society who said sufferers avoid busy shops.
A new study suggests that SSRIs used during pregnancy could significantly increase a child's risk for autism—by nearly 90 percent.
Transcranial magnetic stimulation temporarily alters the electrical activity of patients' brains.
A video game that could replace drugs for mental illness will have to wait years before the FDA approves it.
A panel of physicians of preventive medicine say there is not enough evidence to support universal testing.
In the play Max Understood at San Francisco's Cowell Theater, the guesswork of the parents in the play and their increasingly desperate attempts to understand what is going on in the mind of their son, is at the heart of the story.